Edward J ANNETTE

 

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ARMY SERIAL NUMBER32304424
AGE- yo
DATE OF BIRTH--
STATENEW JERSEY
FAMILYSon of Mrs Francis ANNETTE
RANKT/Sergeant
FONCTIONGunner
JOB before ENLISTEMENT--NJ
DATE of ENLISTEMENT--
 SQUADRON573rd Bomber Squadron
 GROUP391st Bomber Group
ARMY9th Air Force
DATE OF DEATH25 august 1944ANNETTE edward j tombe
STATUSKIA
PLACE OF DEATHMouth of the Trieux - LEZARDRIEUX
DATA PLAN

B-26 Marauder - type B-45-MA - s/n 42-95802 T6*P "Skeeter" 

B26 1

Macr: 8058

Take off: Station 166 Matching Green, ESSEX

Lack of fuel

Collision with B-26 42-95797 around 16h20

A single parachute evacuation at 500 feet

CEMETERYBRITTANY AMERICAN CEMETERY de St James

Map St James American Cemetery

GRAVE
PlotRowGrave
F11
DECORATION
Air Medal - 8 Oak Leaf Clustersam 9olc
Purple HeartPhoto
  

 

usaf 9af 391bg 573BombSquadron
STORY

In memory of the crew of the American bomber B-26 Marauder No. 42-95802 T6-P code of the United States Army Air Force fallen at the mouth of the Trieux on August 25, 1944 returning from a mission on Brest .

At the port of Loguivy-de-la-Mer

42 95802 stele 42 95802 stele1 42 95802 stele2

 B-26 Marauder - type B-45-MA - s/n 42-95802 T6P "Skeeter"

Captain David H THORN Pilot Dead - Cim Brit Am St-James  

O-793198 - DFC AM+9/PH

Spouse of Mrs Betty Jane Thorn, Myrtle Beach, SOUTH CAROLINA

1st Lieutenant Arthur LTHOMAS CoPilot Dead - Cim Brit Am St-James  

O-693957 - AM+11/PH

Son of Mrs Mildred T Brown, Little Rock, ARKANSAS

1st Lieutenant Russell J CALVERT Navigator Escape

O-798744 - Blessé - Récupéré par un pêcheur

Son of  Mrs Bessie L Calvert, Rapid City, SOUTH DAKOTA

Dead in 1976 in Corée

1st Lieutenant William H PARKS Bomber Dead - Body repatriated to the USA

O-673256 - Fils de Mrs Minnie Parks, Houston, TEXAS

Originally buried in Jersey on 30/09/1944

T/Sergeant Edward J ANNETTE Gunner Dead - Cim Brit Am St-James  

32304424 - AM+8/PH

Son of  Mrs Francis Annette, Jersey City, NEW JERSEY

S/Sergeant Omer L EVANS Gunner Dead - Rosebank Cem. Mulberry, KANSAS

39283167 - 21 ans - Né le 31/01/1923

Spouse of  Mrs Betty J Evans, Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA

S/Sergeant Carl E NORLAND Gunner

Dead

Fort Snelling Nat Cem Minneapolis, MINNESOTA

32251657 - 24 ans - né le 29/12/1919

Spouse of Mrs Maxine E Norland, Duncansville, PENNSYLVANIA

S/Sergeant Roy H MEYER Gunner Dead - Cim Brit Am St-James  

18192313 - AM+11

Son of  Mr Henry A Meyer, Orlando - OKLAHOMA

 42 95802 equipage

B26 MARAUDER B26 2

 


SOURCE INFORMATION & PHOTOAerosteles.net - Francecrashes39-45.net - Aad.archives.gov - Findagrave.com - JF PELLOUAIS
PROGRAMMERFrédéric & Renaud